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Hunge Apple

Malus domestica 'Hunge'

Hunge is an excellent mild flavored, juicy fruit for cooking, drying or fresh eating. A large, red fruit that is covered with a russet netting. It is one of the few apple varieties that will grow well in coastal plain areas, regions that are usually inhospitable to apple growing.


Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

6-9

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Item # Description Price
3760 Hunge Apple on Semi-Standard (EMLA 7) root, 2 year Extra-Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Hunge'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ripens August to September, depending on location.

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A Little History about Hunge Apple

Hunge is believed to originate in the 1700's in North Carolina and appeared in many North Carolina nursery catalogs until about 1905. It was rediscovered and saved in 1986 by Gertrude Morris in Newton Grove, North Carolina.

Malus domestica 'Hunge' Characteristics & Attributes

Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Harvest Period
Late summer
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Juice or Cider
Cooking or baking
Good for drying
Good for pies
Good for sauce